What to expect following a U.S. district judge’s November 15 decision overturning the Title 42 pandemic expulsions policy.
Brief overviews of the top 17 countries of citizenship of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border.
In their suit to preserve Title 42, Republican state officials argue against the Biden administration’s granting of humanitarian exceptions to the pandemic expulsion authority. (Original link)
On a journey through the Darién Gap, a girl is separated from her mother for three days.
WOLA staff discuss the latest trends in migration to the United States and the consequences of the U.S. focus on reducing the number of migrants arriving at the border.
Contends that, contrary to official claims, implementing Title 42 did not clearly increase repeat border crossings.
A review of migration statistics through July 2022 and how they reveal the counterproductive nature of the Title 42 pandemic expulsions policy.
The organization’s latest accounting, with statistics and anecdotal examples, of human rights abuses against asylum seekers that have resulted from U.S. government policies or actions.
Charter tour operators are making large sums of money flying Haitian migrants back out of their country after the U.S. government expels them.
Documents the especially dangerous conditions that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender asylum seekers face in Mexican border towns after U.S. policies like Title 42 block them from seeking protection in the United States.
Explains Title 42’s impact on migrant families’ health and well-being, and the implications of lifting the pandemic measure.
A look at the history and recent increase in maritime migration to the United States, mainly of Cuban and Haitian citizens.
A multimedia microsite about the increasing use of military force to confront migration in Mexico, the United States, and elsewhere in the region.
A look at what might happen next, now that a Louisiana judge has kept the Title 42 expulsions policy in place past its expected termination date.
Asylum seekers remain stranded in Mexican border cities waiting for a chance to seek protection in the United States, which Title 42 prevents them from doing.
Notes from an early May visit to San Diego and Tijuana as the border prepares for a possible lifting of the Title 42 pandemic restriction on asylum.
Mexico is increasingly becoming the final destination for Central Americans fleeing misrule by increasingly authoritarian governments.
A monthly update provided to the U.S. District Court judge who ordered a restart of the Remain in Mexico program; includes statistics about migration at the border in April. (Link at documentcloud.org)
An explainer about Title 42, the public health measure used since March 2020 to expel migrants without even the chance to ask for protection in the United States.
An investigation, based on interviews, of the conditions Haitian migrants face in Mexico and, in some cases, after crossing into the United States.
An investigation of the human toll of Title 42 expulsions on migrants in San Diego and Tijuana.
DHS publishes a six-pillar plan for managing a likely post-Title 42 increase in migration at the U.S.-Mexico border. (Link at dhs.gov)
Explores the double-standard between nationalities at the Tijuana-San Diego border: Ukrainians are being admitted at ports of entry, but all other nationalities have Title 42 applied to them.
Examines whether the Department of Homeland Security will be ready to process an increased arrival of asylum-seeking migrants after the likely lifting of the Title 42 pandemic expulsion policy.